Simple Machines by KIDS DISCOVER is a brilliantly designed app where you can find levers, wheels, pulleys, planes, etc.
Kids will dive into the amazingly complex world of electricity, as they learn all about the flow of electrons, static vs. dynamic energy, visit the world’s largest machine, and meet figures like Ben Franklin and Nikola Tesla.
This interactive app will be sure to engage kids in one of the most important concepts science has to offer: Energy. Packed with rich video and interactive animations, this app brings the topic of Energy to life, as kids will learn all about the various sources and forms of energy we encounter here on Earth, and how we as humans can better conserve our use of energy.
Take an in-depth look at matter’s many mixed-up forms, learn about the difference between chemical and physical changes, and examine matter’s four possible states: solid, liquid, gas and plasma.
Kids will journey from icy tundra to tropical rain forests in this interactive reading app for kids. This app will help kids better understand their relationship to nature and the environment, with an in-depth investigation into the many biomes of our planet, a look at how life cycles and food webs work, and an introduction into the important role of an ecologist.
To us here on Earth, the Sun is hugely important. Without it, our world would be a frozen rock wandering in space. Learn all about how the Sun gives us food, energy, seasons, weather, calendars, flowers, light, air, and some really wicked sunburns!
Kids will learn all about rocks, minerals, and the study of Geology as they take an interactive tour thru the rock cycle, visit Stonehenge in 3D, and learn how fossils form in this interactive reading app.
Kids will learn all about the process of photosynthesis, discover amazing adaptations plants make to their environment, and uncover the many ways humans depend on plants for our own survival in this interactive reading app.
This site shows the path that water takes from the earth to the atmosphere and back again. A really nice infographic of Water cycle to use with your students.
‘Meet Science’, Light and Sound edition inspires all school-aged kids to explore fundamental concepts of Light and Sound with variety of fun features such as animations, experiments, and mini-games.
Thinkrolls has all the trappings of popular platformer and physics puzzlers, but it incorporates a wealth of educational content. It appeals to children’s natural curiosity and challenges them with gameplay that fosters creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Each of the 104 easy and 103 harder levels gradually build upon successive lessons to strengthen observation, reasoning, problem solving, spatial cognition and memory.
Piiig Labs is a digital playground for your child to explore science concepts in an old fashioned way, by putting together mini projects and learning through interaction and sometimes trial and error. By being “hands on” in the building process, kids get an inside look at how things work!
Five build-and-play activities bring the language and the images of the ocean to life. Ocean is playfully narrated and animated to reinforce vocabulary, physical attributes and ocean concepts.
‘Meet Science’ inspires all school-aged kids to explore fundamental concepts of Magnetism and Electricity (1st Edition) with variety of fun features such as animations, experiments, and mini-games.
Presented by well known science educator, Sean M Elliott, Rough Science is a digital learning environment that explores three exciting Australian Curriculum Year 5 & 6 science topics: Layers of the Earth; Solid, Liquid & Gas; and Adaptation & Evolution. Each unit is comprised of a short video and a creative challenge. The App is accompanied by a free Rough Science Teacher Handbook, available from the iTunes store.
Animals 100 is the best application for iPad, in high definition, existent in the App Store. Useful either for parents who wish to make their children discover the wildlife or for teachers who want to insert it as an alternative teaching tool, besides all the fans of this kind of game.
Wouldn’t it be mind-boggling to look inside the human body and see how the heart, lungs, muscles, and bones work? Wouldn’t it be astonishing to see what swallowing, breathing, and digesting look like from the inside? With My Incredible Body, both children and adults can learn all the pieces and parts of human anatomy in an incredibly fascinating human body guide.
This 3D solar system model lets you navigate between planets, see their positions on a specific date, explore how they move and why. You will see the entire Milky Way galaxy from a far and zoom in to study all the planets and satellites in close-up, learn their trajectories, inner structures, history of their exploration, and geography.